The 2017-2018 International Sunday School Lessons

(Uniform Series International Bible Lessons For Christian Teaching)

FALL QUARTER – “Covenant With God”

Unit 1: Signs of God’s Covenants
September 3 – The Rainbow (Genesis 8:20-22, 9:8-17)
September 10 – Circumcision (Genesis 17:1-14)
September 17 – Sabbath Observance (Exodus 31:12-18)
September 24 – Spirit-Filled Heart (Ezekiel 36:22-32)

Unit 2: Called into Covenant with God
October 1 – God’s Covenant with Abraham (Genesis 15:1-6,17-21)
October 8 – God’s Covenant with Israel (Exodus 19:16-25)
October 15 – Obeying God’s Law (Exodus 20:18-26)
October 22 – God’s Covenant with David (2 Samuel 7:1-6, 8-10, 12-16)
October 29 – God’s Covenant with the Returned Exiles (Nehemiah 9:32-38; 10:28, 29)

Unit 3: An Everlasting Covenant
November 5 – Faithful God, Unfaithful People (Numbers 25:10-13; 1 Samuel 2:30-36)
November 12 – Promise of a New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:27-34)
November 19 – Mediator of the New Covenant (Hebrews 12:14, 15, 18-29)
November 26 – Remembering the Covenant (1 Corinthians 11:23-34)

WINTER QUARTER – “Faith In Action”

Unit 1: The Early Church Proclaims Faith in Christ
December 3 – Faith in Jesus (Acts 3:11-21)
December 10 – Faith to Discern (Acts 13:1-12)
December 17 – Faith to Persevere (Acts 14:8-11, 19-23)
December 24 – Faithful Seeking of the King (Matthew 2:1-12)
December 31 – Faith to Unite (Ephesians 4:1-16)

Unit 2: A Living Faith in God
January 7 – A Sincere Faith (Daniel 1:8-21)
January 14 – A Bold Faith (Daniel 3:19-23, 26-28)
January 21 – A Prayer for an Obedient Faith (Daniel 9:4-8, 15-19)
January 28 – A Strong Faith (Daniel 10:10-19)

Unit 3: Self-Controlled, Upright, and Godly Faith
February 4 – Faith Without Works is Dead (James 2:14-26)
February 11 – A Disciplined Faith (James 3:1-12)
February 18 – Faithful Disciples (Acts 9:36-43)
February 25 – The Good Fight of Faith (1 Timothy 6:11-21)

SPRING QUARTER – Acknowledging God

Unit 1: Follow in My Ways
March 4 – The Lord Will Provide (Genesis 22:1-3, 6-14)
March 11 – There is No God Like You (2 Chronicles 6:12-21)
March 18 – The People Gave Thanks to God (2 Chronicles 7:1-9)
March 25 – Keep My Statutes and Ordinances (2 Chronicles 7:12-22)

Unit 2: All Glory and Honor
April 1 – He Has Risen (Luke 24:1-12, 30-35)
April 8 – The Risen Lord Appears (John 21:1-14)
April 15 - Follow Me (John 21:15-25)
April 22 – The Lord God Almighty (Revelation 4:1-6, 8-11)
April 29 – Blessing, Glory, Honor Forever (Revelation 5:6-14)

Unit 3: Give Praise to God
May 6 – Giving from a Generous Heart (Exodus 35:20-29; 2 Corinthians 9:6-8)
May 13 – Bringing Firstfruits (Leviticus 2:14; 23:9-14, 22)
May 20 – Remembering with Joy (Leviticus 25:1-12)
May 27 – Rejoicing in Restoration (Psalm 34:1-10; Hebrews 2:17, 18)

SUMMER QUARTER – Justice in the New Testament

Unit 1: God is Just and Merciful 
June 3 - Justice and Sabbath Laws (Matthew 12:1-14)
June 10 – Parables of God’s Just Kingdom (Matthew 13:24-33)
June 17 – Jesus Teaches About Justice (Matthew 15:1-9)
June 24 – Reaping God’s Justice (Luke 16:19-31)

Unit 2: Jesus Calls for Justice and Mercy
July 1 – Parable of the Unforgiving Servant (Matthew 18:21-35)
July 8 – Jesus Criticizes Unjust Leaders (Matthew 23:1-4, 23-26)
July 15 – The Widow and the Unjust Judge (Luke 18:1-8)
July 22 – Entering God’s Kingdom (Luke 13:22-30)
July 29 – Parable of the Great Dinner (Luke 14:15-24)

Unit 3: Paul Teaches About New Life in Christ
August 5 – God’s Justice (Romans 2:1-12)
August 12 – Giving Justly (2 Corinthians 8:7-15)
August 19 – Loving and Just Behavior (Romans 12:9-21)
August 26 – Practicing Justice (Colossians 3:5-17)